Labor

International Labor news and expert employement advice curated for promoting better practises across the industry's employement segment.

03 Jan, 2020

88% Of Farmers Find Employees Using This One Method

Labor | By: Rhonda Brooks

Stiff competition for good employees means farmers need to use a variety of methods to identify, hire and retain them.

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01 Jan, 2020

Farm Journal Study Finds Dairy Farmers Face Significant Labor Challenges

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Farmers are paying employees more than they’ve ever paid. They are more efficient with their labor than they’ve ever been, and yet they’re frustrated. 

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16 Dec, 2019

Why Farm Bureau Didn’t Support The House Labor Bill

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While the American Farm Bureau Federation recognizes an ag labor solution is an urgent need, they saw some key issues with the House bill they hope to resolve in the Senate.

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11 Dec, 2019

FARM Program Workforce Evaluation Tool Open for Comment

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

The tool includes about 20 questions on human resources and another six on safety.

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04 Dec, 2019

Revisiting the TN Visa Program

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The story of Juan Pablo Jimenez and his TN Visa. 

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03 Dec, 2019

‘Tis the Season for Appreciation

Labor | By: Sara Schafer

Recognize your team’s efforts in personalized ways.

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26 Nov, 2019

Paid Vacations are a Win-Win

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Offering valued workers paid time off boosts their productivity and morale.

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22 Nov, 2019

Livestock Worker Wages Up 3% in October

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

West Coast wages are the highest, with livestock wages exceeding $15/hour.

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20 Nov, 2019

Farmers Keep Fingers Crossed For Pending Labor Bill Passage

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

There are three parts of the bill that farmers are excited about: H2A eligibility, e-verify and a path for current workers to become legal. 

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01 Nov, 2019

Farm Workforce Bill Gets Dairy Nod Of Approval

Labor | By: Rhonda Brooks

The dairy industry and other members of the agriculture industry might see a glimmer of light at the end of what’s been a long legislative tunnel for labor reform, thanks to the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

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